Wayburn John Coopman
(1868-1924)
Anna S. Essling
(1869-1948)
Dena Coopman
(1898-1979)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Manford Earnest Beeker

Dena Coopman 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 9 Sep 1898, , White, IN 2 4
  • Marriage (1): Manford Earnest Beeker on 3 Feb 1919 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 1
  • Died: 16 Aug 1979, Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA at age 80 2 4 7
  • Buried: 19 Aug 1979, Brookston: IOOF Brookston Cemetery, White, IN, USA 2 4 7

   FamilySearch ID: LVZK-117.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1920 in Prairie Township, White, IN, USA. 8 The 1920 census recorded Manford E. Beeker, farmer, 20, living with wife Dena, 21, and daughter Martha A., 3 months old when the census was recorded on 9 Feb 1920. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana except Dena's parents in Holland.

2. Census in 1930 in Brookston, White, IN, USA. 9 The 1930 census recorded owning a $2000 home: Manford E. Beeker, mechanic in own garage, 31, living with wife Dena S., 31; and daughters Martha A., 10, and Doris M., 9. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana except Dena's parents in Holland.

3. Census in 1940 in Brookston, White, IN, USA. 10 The 1940 census recorded owning an $1800 home on State Road 43: Manford E. Beeker, diesel operator for city light company, 41, living with wife Dena, 41; and daughters Martha, clerk for retail clothing store, 20, and Maxine, bookkeeper for poultry & cream company, 19. All were born in Indiana.

4. Census in 1950 in Brookston, White, IN, USA. 11 The 1950 census recorded Manford E. Beeker, electrician for state university, 51, living with wife Dena, 51. They were born in Indiana.

5. Cause of Death: Dena died at Home Hospital from lymphoma, 16 Aug 1979, Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 4

6. Occupation: seamstress on 16 Aug 1979 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 4

7. Residence: 707 South Prairie Street, Brookston, IN on 16 Aug 1979 in Brookston, White, IN, USA. 4

8. Obituary: Journal and Courier: obituary of Mrs. Dena Beeker on 17 Aug 1979 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 7 BEEKER, Mrs. Dena Friends may call 5-9 p.m. Saturday at Thompson-Hartzler Funeral Home, Brookston. Services there 1 p.m. Sunday, the Rev. James Walter officiating. Interment IOOF Cemetery, Brookston. Also surviving are six grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren. A brother, Harold, preceded her in death.

9. Obituary: Journal and Courier: obituary of Mrs. Dena Beeker on 18 Aug 1979 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 12 Beeker Survivor
BROOKSTON - Mrs. Dena Beeker, 80, who died Thursday in Home Hospital, Lafayette, is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Herbert (Catherine) Switzer of Linden.


Dena married Manford Earnest Beeker, son of John L. Beeker and Dora Hendrickson, on 3 Feb 1919 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA.1 (Manford Earnest Beeker was born on 14 Aug 1898 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN,13 14 15 16 17 died on 6 Sep 1971 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 13 14 16 and was buried on 8 Sep 1971 in Brookston: IOOF Brookston Cemetery, White, IN, USA 13 16.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFXX-PHL Manford Beeker and Dena Coopman, 03 Feb 1919; citing reference 248; FHL microfilm 2,194,606.

2 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58937252.

3 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 034095. Martha Ann Mugg. Father Manford Beeker. Mother Dena Beeker. Spouse John Mugg, deceased. Informant Steven Mugg, son.

4 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Dena Beeker. Father Wayburn Coopman. Mother Anna Essling. Informant: Mrs. Maxine Frey, sister.

5 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 034095 Martha Ann Mugg father Manford Beeker, mother Dena Coopman informant Steven Mugg son.

6 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 12 Mar 2009, page 16. Obituary of Martha A. Mugg.

7 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 17 Aug 1979, page 4. Obituary of Mrs. Dena Beeker.

8 1920 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFH8-7NH Manford E Becker, 1920.

9 1930 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X418-N5C Manford E Beeker, Brookston, White, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 11, sheet 1B, line 91, family 33.

10 1940 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V1BL-RX8 Manford E Beeker Brookston IN.

11 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6XLD-Z83Q Manford E. Beeker Brookston IN.

12 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 18 Aug 1979, page 4. Obituary of Mrs. Dena Beeker.

13 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58963249.

14 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JRKF-X5M Manford Beeker, Sep 1971.

15 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZ2Y-YWZ Manford Earnest Beeker, 1917-1918; citing Tippecanoe County, Indiana.

16 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," 71-034995. Manford E. Beeker. Father John Beeker. Mother Dora Henderson. Spouse Dena Beeker.

17 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Manford Ernest Beeker b. 14 Aug 1898 Battle Ground IN.



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